In the last 20 years golf has emerged as a growing phenomenon in Italy. According to data from Federgolf, in the world there are about 60 million players, six of whom are living in Europe, and over ninety thousand are Italian. Furthermore, along the peninsula there are more than 300 greens. In recent years “sports tourism”, linked in particular to golf, is growing: the scenic beauty and wildlife of the scenarios of Italy, in fact, is the backdrop to accommodations that combine relaxation, wellness and leisure and athletic activities.

I Monasteri Golf Resort in Syracuse, represents an opportunity for a unique experience, both in sports and in the gorgeous landscaping. An 18-hole green on an estate of over 200 acres, planted with orange and lemon trees you’ll have to be careful, as you play the course, to not be distracted by the unforgettable scents of Mediterranean citrus and prickly pears. Finally the backdrop of white Hyblaean hills and an ancient noble Sicilian estate will make you experience the feeling of being a true aristocrat. And after a day spent in the sun to seek the most accurate shot, you can escape to the spa resort offering quality services.

 

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Going back through Italy, in Puglia, you can stop for a memorable journey, with a lot of match play at the DoubleTree By Hilton Acaya Golf Resort, 18-hole golf course designed by the famous American atelier Hurdzan/Fry, characterized by spectacular scenery that includes even a choreographic cascade. Spa and Apulian cuisine complete the offer for an exclusive holiday.

 

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If a spa which spans 3/4s of an acre, a gourmet restaurant specialized in exquisite courses typical of Tuscan cuisine and an 18-hole green nestled in the heart of the Maremma seems a luxurious enough, you just have to immerse yourself in the green of Argentario Golf Resort, in Porto Ercole (Grosseto). Here you can enjoy yourself on one of the most important national and international circuits enjoying the peace of a nature reserve. The Argentario Golf Resort is located at only 5 minutes far from the Duna Feniglia Nature Reserve and 15 miles from Parco Uccellina, with Orbetello lagoon as lovely backdrop.

 

 

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